Nottm. Forest play host to Portsmouth at City Ground on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Forest are clearly on top, winning 57.89% of the games played between the two.
The last time the two teams met at Nottm. Forest was back in October 2003, over five years ago, as the visitors ran out cosy 2-4 winners in an League Cup match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Sat 30 Oct||Portsmouth||2 - 1||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Wed 29 Oct||Nottm. Forest||2-4||Portsmouth||LGEC|
|2002/2003||Sat 28 Dec||Nottm. Forest||1 - 2||Portsmouth||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 10 Aug||Portsmouth||2 - 0||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Wed 30 Jan||Nottm. Forest||0 - 1||Portsmouth||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Wed 28 Nov||Portsmouth||3 - 2||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Sat 07 Apr||Portsmouth||0 - 2||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Nottingham Forest are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Forest, with 5 goals against.
Portsmouth have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Pompey have hit 8 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Nottm. Forest lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower Championship, picking up 37 points from their 23 games so far. Portsmouth find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 30 points from their 24 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nottm. Forest may be coming up against a decent side in Portsmouth, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Forest. Home Win
|Nottm. Forest||Unbeaten in the last 12 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
|Portsmouth||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.